FM Cultural Calendar | Starting Tuesday, December 24, 2013
The Rat Pack Christmas
Ring-a-ding-ding! The Rat Pack - Live at the Sands, celebrates the incredible talent of three of the world's most famous entertainers, singing some of the finest music ever recorded. Drift back to a glamorous era with Frank, Sammy & Dean, a live 15-piece big band and the fabulous Burelli Sisters. Enjoy the songs they made famous, like 'Fly Me To The Moon', 'The Lady Is A Tramp', 'Mr. Bojangles', 'That's Amore', along with seasonal favorites like: 'Merry Little Christmas', 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Mistletoe and Holly’, and many more.
12/24/2013 - 12/29/2013
Location: Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Av, Pittsburgh, PA
Make this unforgettable evening with Pittsburgh's "Queen of Song and Dance", Lenora Nemetz, part of your year-end celebration! Lenora's showcase of highlights of her brilliant career will be followed by an elegant reception.
Time: 8:00 pm
Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Ave., Carnegie, PA
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East Winds Saxophones at Phipps Conservatory
The East Winds Saxophone Quintet plays in the Palm Court as part of Phipps' Winter Flower Show and Candlelight Evenings program. Paid admission is necessary.
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Phipps Conservatory, Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA
Black Orchid String Trio
The trio will perform a free concert of works by Vivian Fine, Ernst Krenek, Henry Cowell, Thomas Tompkins and Arvo Pärt. The trio will also engage the audience in an exploration of tonality and the related compositional techniques in these works.
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Ghost: The Musical
Relive the iconic and magical moments from the Oscar-winning movie GHOST in a brand-new Broadway musical. GHOST The Musical features an original pop score from multiple Grammy Award-winners Dave Stewart, one half of the '80s pop duo the Eurythmics, and Glen Ballard, co-writer with Alanis Morissette on the multi-platinum album Jagged Little Pill, among many other notable credits and collaborations. The musical's tale of everlasting love is thrilling entertainment for audiences of all ages.
12/31/2013 - 01/05/2014
Location: Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Av., Pittsburgh, PA
Show your First Night badge and get in to this continuously running show of Hollywood trailers from the last 40 years.
Location: The Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Ave., downtown
Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014
Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014 provides the city with a chance to ring in the new year while celebrating the arts: dance, music, theater, comedy, magic, visual art and film, plus hands-on activities for children and adults. Admission to special events requires purchase of a First Night button, and some events require vouchers available. Go online for details on more than 150 events including parades and fireworks.
12/31/2013 - 01/01/2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 12 am
Location: Cultural District, downtown Pittsburgh